EAST REGION POLLS RELEASED FOR MEN'S SOCCER AND MEN'S AND WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
NEW HAVEN, CT - Division II East Region polls were recently released for men's soccer and men's and women's cross country and the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) is well represented.
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) released its men's soccer poll, and Dominican College moved to 14th after going 2-0 last week. The Chargers also remain second in the East Region rankings. The Chargers now sport a 6-0-2 overall record this season and are 2-0-1 in the CACC. DC upended Concordia College, 3-1 and Goldey-Beacom College by a score of 4-1 last week.
Wilmington University sits in the fourth spot in the East Region men's soccer poll after picking up a huge win last week, as the Wildcats scored an overtime victory over No. 3 nationally-ranked Millersville University. Wilmington is now 6-2 this season and 1-0 in conference action.
Philadelphia University notched two more victories last week and has won five consecutive games to move to 5-1 this season to earn the fifth spot in the men's soccer poll. The Rams defeated Holy Family University, 3-1, and Nyack College, 3-0, to improve to 3-0 in CACC games thus far in 2009.
In cross country, Philadelphia is ranked fifth in the USTFCCCA Women's East Region poll after winning the Division II/III race at the University of Delaware Invitational on Saturday. Sophomore Sarah Simonetti was the individual race champion for the Lady Rams.
On the men's side, Felician College is eighth after placing second at the NYIT Running of the Bears, as freshman Rob Albano broke the FC school record for fastest 8,000 meter time, crossing in 25:54. Wilmington is tied for 10th in the region with two other teams after placing first among Division II competition at the Delaware Invitational.